Our Process

From Guidance Comes Greatness

Our ideation process is singular in the architecture profession. We listen intensively, and dive extraordinarily deeply into user research. We are inclusive in our collaborative imagining, and deft in consensus-building. We think like owners, stewarding all resources to the greatest benefit.

Our clients trust us to lead them. And we trust our clients, involving them completely and collaboratively in a uniquely transparent process.

The addition of Burlington Coat Factory’s new corporate headquarters, designed by KSS, to the Route 130 corridor in Burlington, New Jersey, is spurring additional economic development and construction.

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On this day in 1990, Merilee Meacock joined KSS as an intern. 30 years later, Merilee is a partner, a compassionate leader, and a creative force in the firm. Merilee celebrates humanity by crafting meaningful places...Discovery Hall at @Rowan University is taking shape! The brick being installed on the façade of the future home of the School of Earth and Environment is reminiscent of the earth’s natural materials while in keeping...KSS is thrilled to congratulate one of our ACE mentees Tilak Patel who received the ACE New Jersey 2020 Scholarship! We’re so proud of Tilak who is beginning his studies in Civil Engineering at NJIT this fall. Good...With window wall installation complete at Tangen Hall, the façade of this new academic building at  @uofpenn has come to life. Daylight and clouds move across the façade to illuminate the playful, vibrant color...It’s official, @2505bruckner Bruckner is going vertical! After months of piles, pile caps, and grade beams, the first level of the precast has been erected at the west dock wall. Thanks to @auroracontractorsinc for...Cheers to @alliedbeveragenj’s Elizabeth, NJ headquarters and distribution center which has received a ‘New Good Neighbor’ award from @njbia! We were honored to nominate our long-time client Prologis, a global leader...A very warm (virtual) welcome to our 2020 summer interns! We are excited to have these talented young professionals join us from their respective homes as we continue to work remotely and look forward to the fresh...At 2505 Bruckner, our team applied lessons learned from our extensive experience in traditional single-level industrial to create a technical solution for this high-value constrained urban site: stack levels of...Join us this coming Tuesday, June 30, for a webinar hosted by @crewphilly, “Development in the Post-COVID-19 Environment: Industry, Workplace, Community, & the Importance of WELL.” KSS Partner Ed Klimek, AIA, NCARB...Our client @aerofarms is partnering with @jerseycitynj and @worldeconomicforum to launch the first-ever Vertical Farming Program to address food deserts, inequity in food access, and education. We’re proud to...Throwback to days spent studying outside at the Remy, Sarah Lawrence’s new outdoor amphitheater. KSS was thrilled to help relocate, restore, and reconstruct this marble beauty which was originally installed at the...Join KSS Partner Matt McChesney this Thursday, June 18, at 1pm EDT for an engaging panel discussion about how corporate and educational design strategies merge around common goals of community, well-being and...Collaboration for the win! KSS, @olininsta, @landau_design, @kimleyhorn, and Decus Construction, who worked together to create a conceptual design for the expansion of @rair_philly’s artist program, received the...KSS Architects Instagram photo